Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Delivers State Of The Nation Address

Sunday, September 6th 2020, 7:00 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. -

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr delivered his State of the Nation address virtually this weekend and says the nation remains strong.

In his address, Chief Hoskin spoke about the Nation's efforts to preserve the Cherokee language and the recent McGirt ruling at the Supreme Court.

"I've created a task force and the council has approved my legislation that will help ensure that McGirt is the kind of enduring legacy it needs to be.. and that our sovereignty is protected," said Chief Hoskin.

Chief Hoskin also spoke about the ongoing gaming compacts with the State of Oklahoma saying Governor Stitt has learned the Cherokees will not tolerate disrespect for the nation.